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Tinubu Square Provides Fresh Perspective on Customer Risk Management with New Updates to Its Popular Risk Platform

New ergonomics, new functionalities: Tinubu Risk Management Center enhanced for finance and factoring companies. Tinubu Square, one of the leading expert in trade credit risk management solutions for trade credit insurers and businesses, has launched a new version of its popular Risk Management Center (RMC). The technology platform that is already widely used by multinational organisations has been completely redesigned to better ... Read More »

Australian Risk Climate: Growth in Business Credit Demand Lifts, as Conditions and Confidence Improve

Business Credit Demand Index by Equifax (June 2017 Quarter):  Overall business credit applications rose +2.7% (vs June quarter 2016) Download Infographic Sydney, Australia, Thursday, 31 July 2017 –  The Quarterly Business Credit Demand Index by Equifax, which measures the level of business loan, trade credit, and asset finance applications, rose at an annual rate of 2.7% in the June quarter, compared to ... Read More »

TruNarrative Partners with Creditsafe to Deliver Unparalleled KYC, AML and Fraud Protection

TruNarrative, one of the global providers of fraud and compliance risk solutions, has partnered with Creditsafe, the global business intelligence experts, to synchronise their data and provide unparalleled KYC, AML and fraud protection to businesses all over the world. Creditsafe’s global database is one of the most rapidly expanding in the industry and one of the most comprehensive. Each day, ... Read More »

CRIF Organized its First Official Event in Romania

On June 20 at the Grand Hotel Continental in Bucharest, CRIF organized its first official event in Romania, an Executive Round Table on the roadmap towards paperless digital banking. The event was attended by bank executives and national institution representatives: executives of the Ministry of Internal Affairs; the Romania banking association; and Romania National Bank During its speech, CRIF presented and ... Read More »

Creditsafe Brings New Intelligence to Global Business

Creditsafe, one of global business intelligence leaders, announced the addition of 16 new countries to its global research platform This new international reach will see Creditsafe’s online database instantly available to over 240 million businesses in over 100 countries.  As a result of today’s announcement, Creditsafe now offers the most comprehensive, insightful platform of intelligence on public and private companies in the ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Q2 2017 Revenue Up 2%

Dun & Bradstreet (DNB) (NYSE: DNB) reported GAAP revenue of US$405.7 mil up 2% year over year, both after and before the effect of foreign exchange.  As Adjusted revenue up 2% year over year, after the effect of foreign exchange (up 3% before the effect of foreign exchange); and organic revenue up 1% year over year before the effect of ... Read More »

The Future of Credit Insurance in a Digital Era

Personal Opinion.  Hui Wang,  an experienced Trade Credit/Political Risk Insurance and Finance Professional Credit Insurance has been playing a key role in the past century to promote trade domestically and internationally. Trading partners were freed up from strict payment conditions to much more flexible trading terms. Traditionally credit insurance is for the sellers to cover the payment risks from the ... Read More »

COREMETRIX Launches Collections Scorecard

COREMETRIX, one of the leading providers of psychographic data, has announced the launch of a new product permitting lenders and debt collection agencies to assess the likelihood of customers recovering after they fall into arrears. The Collections Scorecard helps lenders differentiate between borrowers who have fallen into arrears but will recover and those customers who may not be able to ... Read More »

IFC (World Bank Group) Helps Increase Access to Credit in the Kyrgyz Republic

IFC (World Bank Group) Helps Increase Access to Credit in the Kyrgyz Republic The IFC (World Bank Group) is helping the Kyrgyz Republic undertake a series of reforms to strengthen the country’s financial infrastructure and boost access to finance for borrowers, including small and medium enterprises. Since 2009, IFC’s advisory services team, part of the World Bank Group’s Finance and ... Read More »

Credit Myths, Busted: TransUnion Tackles Credit Confusion in Annual Survey

TransUnion® released its third annual credit literacy survey, exploring the state of U.S. consumer credit knowledge. The 2017 Myths vs. Facts Survey revealed consumers remain misinformed about many fundamental aspects of credit scoring, reporting and building, and lack basic information about the factors that impact a credit score. With the average VantageScore hovering at 645 in the United States, according to data from TransUnion’s ... Read More »

Bertelsmann Q1 2917 Revenue Growh Flat – Group Profit Up by 7 Percent to Nearly €200m in Q1 2017

Revenues stable at €3.94bn as fiscal year gets underway Marked increase in digital revenues Operating EBITDA remains high at €482m despite start-up losses for new businesses and customers Group profit increases to €198m Strategic advances across all divisions Bertelsmann began the 2017 financial year with a higher Group profit. The international media, services and education company’s revenues remained stable at ... Read More »

Financial Inclusion at its Best: Nova Credit Launching from Y Combinator to Give Immigrants Access to U.S. Credit

Meet the World’s First Cross-border Consumer Credit Reporting Agency. Access to credit and establishing a credit history aren’t a luxury for people living in the US, they’re a necessity. A credit score is required to rent most apartments, get credit cards, and essentially make a way in the modern American world But for millions of immigrants (roughly 15 million) landing ... Read More »